Luc Besson is teaming with Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh ("Memories of a Geisha") for "Into the Light," a biopic on Burmese pro-democracy politician and Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi.
Denmark's leading arthouse company Nimbus Film is on board to produce "Eik," a $6.6 million drama about beatnik artist Eik Skaloe.
British director Dominic Murphy is set to helm "Cassandra at the Wedding," his follow-up to debut feature "White Lightnin'," which bowed last year at Sundance.
France Televisions Distribution, the sales arm of the Gallic pubcaster, came out top at the 17th French Film and TV Producers Assn. awards on Monday night in Paris, winning in two of the three…
The French legislator's upper house, the Senate, has passed an amendment to remove daytime advertising from pubcaster France Televisions from January 2016.
France's reputation as a pricey, bureauracy-laden land for foreign shoots has eased lately with the year-old rebate for international films.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is in advanced negotiations to handle all rights on Paris-born Moroccan helmer Nabil Ayouch's next film, "Les etoiles de Sidi Moumen."
Gaul's biggest showcase of VFX and animation, Paris FX, will unveil sneak peeks of Terry Gilliam's animated film "1884: Yesterday's Future" and Antoine Charreyron's "Prodigies" at its 4th edition…
Giant Gallic paybox Canal Plus has added Jason Richman's procedural drama "Detroit 1-8-7" to its 2011 programming slate.
Three pics with a political bent are among the noms for the Louis Delluc prize, one of Gaul's most prestigious film honors.
Underscoring its strength as one of France's leading mini-majors, Gaumont has racked up sales to major territories across its eclectic slate following the American Film Market earlier this month.